The Big Breast Defense
A Florida woman facing DUI charges told arresting officers that her “big breasts” were responsible for her failing a sobriety test, according to a police report cited Friday by Maureen Jane Raymond, from Port St. Lucie, about 110 miles north of Miami, was arrested in Jensen Beach on Jan. 29 after she was noticed traveling at speed and crossing the yellow double line before parking in two spots outside a drug store.
According to the report, a deputy smelled alcohol on the 49-year-old and noticed she had slurred speech, glassy eyes and staggered when she walked.
“When I told her we were going to do some roadside tasks she told me that I needed to understand that she is big-chested and asked her to close her eyes and balance she is not going to balance well,” the deputy wrote. “She told me ‘big breast you don’t balance well.'”
When asked to walk in the straight line, the accused began to dance, the report noted. After again blaming her breasts for being unable to complete the test, the deputy noted in his report that Raymond then “began to take her clothes off to show me her breast and I stopped her.”
Taken to the police station for a breath test, Raymond, who WEPC-TV reported was 5-foot-6 and 216lb, was not able to provide valid breath sample, and was booked into jail. She was released on $750 bond the next day after being charged with driving under
Well, that’s the first time I’ve heard of this defense. I guess it was worth a try, although I’m guessing it didn’t get her far. Still, part of me has to admire the audacity.
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